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Los Alamitos offers attractive lifestyle opportunities with its small town ambiance, convenient location, and plentiful amenities. Its suburban character makes it ideal for raising a family. Meanwhile, its location close to the freeway makes it ideal for getting around the city and commuting to work. Though Los Alamitos lacks a major commercial center, nearby cities including L.A., Long Beach, and Anaheim easily make up for it with their thriving commercial developments. Due to the city's many attractive qualities, homes for sale in Los Alamitos remain in high demand.
The story of Los Alamitos goes back to the mid 1800's, when ranches first started settling the area. Its emergence as a town started in 1896, when ex-Senator William Clark of Montana purchased 8,139 acres of land for raising sugar beets. Along with a sugar refinery, Clark overway the construction of housing and recreation facilities for workers. By 1921, Los Alamitos Boulevard was black-topped, making it the main thoroughfare. It remained a sleepy town until 1941, when the Navy set up training facilities, bringing in a surge of new settlers. Finally, on March 1, 1960 Los Alamitos officially became a chartered city.
Today, Los Alamitos stands as a popular suburban development supported that exudes a small town ambience. Highlights include exceptional recreational and park facilities, a well regarded police department, and a highly involved chamber of commerce. Meanwhile, outstanding schools, friendly neighborhoods, and a strategic location ensure its continuing popularity.
Due to its high popularity, Los Alamitos real estate is in high demand, with higher than average home prices. The vast majority of listings are single family homes, though one can also find a few condos and townhomes for sale.
Being a high-demand real estate market, properties tend to be in good condition with lots of attractive features. Typical amenities include remodeled kitchens, brand new flooring, private pools, spacious front porches, large living rooms, large master bedrooms, and multi-car garages. More exclusive amenities, reserved for higher-end properties, include sprawling yards, fully featured kitchens, and walk-in closets.
At I Love OC Home, we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of and experience with the Los Alamitos housing market. We've helped many buyers from various backgrounds buy and sell homes in this area. If you are interested in buying or selling a Los Alamitos homes, or have any questions about the neighborhood, give us a call at (562) 881-8252. We are ready to assist with all your real estate needs!
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